The Black Prince of Florence

Family tree -- Glossary of names -- Timeline -- Map -- A note on money -- Prologue -- Book one: The bastard son -- Book two: The obedient nephew -- Book three: The prince alone -- Afterword: Alessandro's ethnicity.

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  • Author : Catherine Fletcher
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 308 pages
  • ISBN : 019061272X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Black Prince of Florence

The Black Prince of Florence
  • Author : Catherine Fletcher
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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Family tree -- Glossary of names -- Timeline -- Map -- A note on money -- Prologue -- Book one: The bastard son -- Book two: The obedient nephew -- Book three: The prince alone -- Afterword: Alessandro's ethnicity.

The Black Prince of Florence

The Black Prince of Florence
  • Author : Catherine Fletcher
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 21 April 2016
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‘A spectacular, elegant, brilliant portrait of skulduggery, murder and sex in Renaissance Florence’ Simon Sebag Montefiore, Evening Standard, Books of the Year 1531 – after years of brutal war and political intrigue, the bastard son of a Medici Duke and a ‘half-negro’ maidservant rides into Florence. Within a year, he rules the city as its Prince. Backed by the Pope and his future father-in-law the Holy Roman Emperor, the nineteen-year-old Alessandro faces down bloody family rivalry and the scheming hostility of Italy’

The Black Prince of Florence

The Black Prince of Florence
  • Author : Catherine Fletcher
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 August 2016
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Ruler of Florence for seven bloody years, 1531 to 1537, Alessandro de' Medici was arguably the first person of color to serve as a head of state in the Western world. Born out of wedlock to a dark-skinned maid and Lorenzo de' Medici, he was the last legitimate heir to the line of Lorenzo the Magnificent. When Alessandro's noble father died of syphilis, the family looked to him. Groomed for power, he carved a path through the backstabbing world of Italian politics

The Beauty and the Terror

The Beauty and the Terror
  • Author : Catherine Fletcher
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 08 June 2020
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A new account of the birth of the West through its birthplace--Renaissance Italy The period between 1492--resonant for a number of reasons--and 1571, when the Ottoman navy was defeated in the Battle of Lepanto, embraces what we know as the Renaissance, one of the most dynamic and creatively explosive epochs in world history. Here is the period that gave rise to so many great artists and figures, and which by its connection to its classical heritage enabled a redefinition, even reinvention,

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Magnifico
  • Author : Miles Unger
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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Recounts the life of Lorenzo de' Medici, the Florentine banker, statesman, and arts patron, and includes his competitive and at times violent career in politics.

The Enchantress of Florence

The Enchantress of Florence
  • Author : Salman Rushdie
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release : 24 February 2009
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A tall, yellow-haired young European traveller calling himself “Mogor dell’Amore,” the Mughal of Love, arrives at the court of the real Grand Mughal, the Emperor Akbar, with a tale to tell that begins to obsess the whole imperial capital. The stranger claims to be the child of a lost Mughal princess, the youngest sister of Akbar’s grandfather Babar: Qara Köz, ‘Lady Black Eyes’, a great beauty believed to possess powers of enchantment and sorcery, who is taken

The Divorce of Henry VIII

The Divorce of Henry VIII
  • Author : Catherine Fletcher
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 07 February 2013
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‘An eye-opening book, an intricate and fascinating story’ Hilary Mantel 1527. Henry, desperate to marry Anne Boleyn and ensure the Tudor line asks Pope Clement VII to grant him a divorce. Enter Gregorio Casali, an Italian diplomat hired to represent Henry’s interests in the Vatican. Through six years of persuasion, threats and bribery Casali lives by his wits, playing off one powerful patron against another, negotiating with ambassadors from Spain, France and beyond, each crowding the Vatican to press their

The Raven

The Raven
  • Author : Sylvain Reynard
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 03 February 2015
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gabriel series comes a dark, sensual tale of romance in a city shrouded in mystery . . . Raven Wood spends her days at Florence’s Uffizi gallery restoring Renaissance art. But an innocent walk home after an evening with friends changes her life forever. When she intervenes in the senseless beating of a homeless man, his attackers turn on her, dragging her into an alley. Raven is only semiconscious when their assault is

The Roman

The Roman
  • Author : Sylvain Reynard
  • Publisher : EverAfter Romance
  • Release : 06 December 2016
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Raven and her sister, Cara, are at the mercy of a small detachment of Florentine vampyres, who are delivering them as a peace offering to the feared Curia in Rome. Though she’s unsure William survived the coup that toppled his principality, Raven is determined to protect her sister at all costs, even if it means challenging Borek, the commander of the detachment. In an effort to keep Raven from falling into the hands of his enemies, William puts himself

The Flames of Florence

The Flames of Florence
  • Author : Donna Russo Morin
  • Publisher : Diversion Books
  • Release : 08 May 2018
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In this historical novel, six female painters in Renaissance Florence are challenged as a religious fanatic tears apart their city—and their friendship. Lorenzo de Medici is dead, and his son Piero has brought war and famine upon the city of Florence. Yet the glory that is Renaissance artistry grows more magnificent, as does the work of the women known as Da Vinci's Disciples. Now they face their most dangerous challenge, one shrouded in the cloak of a monk. From

Florence

Florence
  • Author : Christopher Hibbert
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 25 March 2004
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This book is as captivating as the city itself. Hibbert's gift is weaving political, social and art history into an elegantly readable and marvellously lively whole. The author's book on Florence will also be at once a history and a guide book and will be enhanced by splendid photographs and illustrations and line drawings which will describe all teh buildings and treasures of the city.

The Prince of Broadway

The Prince of Broadway
  • Author : Joanna Shupe
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 30 December 2019
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In the second novel in Joanna Shupe’s the Uptown Girl series, a ruthless casino owner bent on revenge finds his plans upended by a beautiful woman who proves to be more determined than he is--and too irresistible to deny. Powerful casino owner. Ruthless mastermind. Destroyer of men. He lives in the shadows . . . As the owner of the city’s most exclusive casino, Clayton Madden holds the fortunes of prominent families in the palms of his hands every night. There

Machiavelli

Machiavelli
  • Author : Robert Black
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 November 2013
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Machiavelli is history's most startling political commentator. Recent interpreters have minimised his originality, but this book restores his radicalism. Robert Black shows a clear development in Machiavelli's thought. In his most subversive works The Prince, the Discourses on Livy, The Ass and Mandragola he rejected the moral and political values inherited by the Renaissance from antiquity and the middle ages. These outrageous compositions were all written in mid-life, when Machiavelli was a political outcast in his native Florence. Later he